French translation of 'wilderness'
1. (= wild region) régions fpl sauvages
area of wilderness, wilderness area espace m naturel
one of the largest areas of wilderness in North America l’un des plus vastes espaces naturels d’Amérique du Nord
in the wilderness (= not prominent, not active) en pleine traversée du désert
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Animals, in the same way that trees and wilderness areas do, provide a service to the quality of human life.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
There were French windows looking out on to a garden wilderness of brambles.Seminary Boy (2006)
Europe: investment wilderness or land of opportunity?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They think demand will be high because while Britain has some of the best wilderness land, it has some of the worst accommodation.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What wilderness areas and national parks need is branded lodges and holiday homes that offer a guarantee of quality.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Both parents used to be keen gardeners, but now they have no time or energy to spare and their plot has become an abandoned wilderness.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Much of the region was wilderness at the time and at one point he lost his clothes and was walking practically naked.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Maybe Adam preferred the wilderness to the garden.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
Playing good golf again after a time in the wilderness.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We cannot be out in the wilderness all the time because we are the ones who are getting all the blame.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
My time in the wilderness was over.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She lives in the true wilderness area of Montana, where it seems a grizzly bear could emerge at any second.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Visitors, in turn, would experience a genuinely warm welcome and get the run of a vast area of wilderness.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Aboriginal people have managed the wilderness land for thousands of years.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Also under scrutiny is the sprawl of homes into wilderness areas vulnerable to forest fires.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But over the years true wilderness has become harder to find.The Sun (2009)
Its wilderness areas are a photographer's dream location in which to take pictures.The Sun (2010)
Soon begins its time in the wilderness.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We are seeing more and more marginal farmland being converted back into wilderness areas because the model works.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
And in fact, when spending time in the wilderness, many evangelicals feel the call powerfully.Christianity Today (2000)
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'wilderness' in Other Languages
British English: wilderness NOUN
A wilderness is a desert or other area of natural land which is not used by people.
...the icy wilderness.
Translation of wilderness from the Collins English to French Dictionary